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Broken Bow Nursing Home

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Broken Bow Nursing Home's website

700 West Jones,
Broken Bow OK 74728

(580) 584-6433

48.38% estimated occupancy 1

Broken Bow Nursing Home is an average-sized nursing home in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Featuring an overall score of A-, this is without a doubt a very good nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades are discussed in the next section

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In addition to performing well in its overall score, this facility earned an excellent long-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an A in that category. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 86.80203 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is a few points below what we expected but still a decent figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A-. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's inspections. Facilities that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. The nursing grade analyzes a handful of datapoints, but the paramount consideration is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last category we graded is short-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a strong grade of B. In our short-term care category, we attempt to create a sound gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Broken Bow Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 8.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 4.39% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that sustained falls resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 14.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 24.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 3.91% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts believe this is a measure of patient quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 92.49% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 14.12% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 14.93% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' well-being.


Grade: B-minus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 1.77 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 14.93 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Broken Bow Nursing Home, 14.86 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of care.

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